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SOURCE Range Networks
Antarctic Research and Protection Agency Achieves Cellular Communication
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Range Networks, the leading U.S. provider of commercial open source cellular systems and creator of the OpenBTS software project, today announced the deployment of a cellular network in Antarctica. This deployment extends the existing communications network of an Australian Antarctic station, to provide cellular communications in one of the most remote and challenging regions in the world.
Harvind Samra, CTO, Range Networks and co-inventor of the OpenBTS Project said:
"We are pleased to assist onsite agency personnel to enable communication in an environment that experiences extreme conditions and unreliable communications. By replacing traditional core network infrastructure we have significantly reduced the associated costs for equipment, power and maintenance, allowing these teams to spend more resources on critical scientific research."
About Range Networks
Range Networks is the future of cellular networks. Founded by the inventors of OpenBTS, the Company provides the only commercial open source cellular system. Range Networks' products are made in the U.S.A., and are simple to deploy and manage at a fraction of the cost of alternative solutions. Based on open standards, Range Networks provides connectivity to existing 2G/3G and 4G networks to rural communities, remote outposts and emergency crews. Additional information is available at: www.rangenetworks.com.
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